Grantees LGBTQ + Mid-Atlantic + Northwest

Black Excellence Collective

Newark, NJ
2017
The Black Excellence Collective is a black-led grassroots organizing collective that that uses direct action, art, and popular education to uplift and empower queer, transgender and gender non...

Gender Justice League

Seattle, WA
2012, 2013, 2015
GJL was started by a group of long time Trans*, Queer, and allied activists who were looking to increase the community’s capacity to address cissexism, transphobia, transmisogyny and...

Human Dignity Coalition

Bend, OR
2011
HDC was founded in 1992 as part of a statewide movement to oppose a virulent anti-gay constitutional amendment, Measure 9. We have been working to advance human rights,...

PFLAG Portland Black Chapter

Portland, OR
2015, 2013
PFLAG Portland Black Chapter supports Black/African-American LGBTQ persons, their familes, and friends through love and understand, education, and advocacy.

Queer Detainee Empowerment Project

Brooklyn, NY
2016, 2014
The Queer Detainee Empowerment Project (QDEP), an Alternative-to-Detention program for queer, trans, and HIV+ immigrant detainees, asylees, and their families across the United States. QDEP supports folks in...

Queerocracy

Brooklyn, NY
2013, 2012
QUEEROCRACY is an activist organization cultivating the leadership of queer folks and people living with HIV/AIDS in NYC. Through direct action organizing, membership led advocacy campaigns, educational trainings...

Stonewall Youth

Olympia, WA
2016
Stonewall Youth is an organization of youth, activists, and allies that empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQQIA) youth to speak for themselves, educate...

The Interfaith Alliance of Idaho

Boise, ID
2013, 2012, 2011
The Interfaith Alliance of Idaho collaborates with progressive organizations, people of faith and goodwill, and people of conscience to develop and implement a strategy to rebuild the progressive...

The West Virginia Trainers Project

Across the State, WV
2017
A team of West Virginia organizers and trainers are spearheading a new pilot project in the state to develop a cohort of place-based social justice trainers that are...

Umatilla Morrow Alternatives

Umatilla, OR
2011
Umatilla Morrow Alternatives started in March of 2006 in response to the need for more HIV/AIDS services in Umatilla and Morrow counties. Living in a very conservative area...

Washington Peace Center

Washington, DC
2014, 2013
The Washington Peace Center is an anti-racist, grassroots, multi-issue organization working for peace, justice, and non-violent social change in the metropolitan Washington D.C. area since 1963. We envision...